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1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
+1 469-206-3339
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (58 reviews)
“pancakes” (67 reviews)
“swiss chard” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ellen's
1. Our signature brunch entree
"We had the grits Benedict and it was amazing!"
A TripAdvisor Member
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2. Love it!
"Cajun shrimp and grits are the best."
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3. Cozy bar
"The bartenders made delicious craft cocktails"
Catherine O
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We absolutely loved Ellen's! It was a quick walk over from Dealey Plaza after visiting the Sixth Floor Museum. Since it was a Saturday at Brunch time - we were not able to make reservations ahead of time - so we had about a 30...More

Thank nailsAtlanta
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the delicious deviled eggs to begin with, my daughter is a big fan! The pancakes are some of the best basic pancakes I have ever tried! The BLT was fresh and crip, really perfect. The chicken and dumplings are super yummy with something...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came upon this Cafe by chance as had to kill an hour before the Aquarium opened, however I considered this to be lucky as the food and service were great. Reasonably new premises as they shifted from along the road, and other t was extremely...More

Thank DavidPurcell15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some items are overpriced. Very busy and once we sat down it was fast service. The area is nice and easy to get to.

Thank Black B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on our first night night in Dallas. The hotel attendant recommended that we try it. My wife had blackened catfish and I had the meatloaf. Both were very flavorful. Our waitress was not very attentive, but overall a great...More

Thank Stan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of the best brunches I have ever had. The restaurant has unique and varied brunch items. Ordered the grits Benedict and it definitively did not disappoint. My son ordered the Pancake Pot Pie breakfast and he could not stop raving about it....More

Thank delgadomv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Ellen's because it has been around a long time and the reviews were very good on the restaurant. However, we thought it was just ok. Nothing special for the money. Service was attentive and we sat on the patio which was nice.

Thank howardfields2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I were looking for a breakfast place walkable from our hotel and this place popped up. The menu is very good; both my friend and I had trouble deciding. They have a bit of everything-traditional, southern, Tex-mex. I had the huevos asados...More

Thank realroadrage
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I ended up walking form my hotel here one evening on a Monday night and it wasn't too crowded. I decided to get take out and the staff at the bar were quite efficient and the wait was not long. I got fried chicken, coleslaw...More

Thank mattruane
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Just finished having TexMex and needed something a little less spicy. They have the right mix of dishes to please everyone.

Thank Seattle60Gary
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2017|
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Response from Gene I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is ample parking near by.
Valecia S
28 September 2017|
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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
I was there in May 2017 and the service as well as the food was great. However, we were there at an odd time (late afternoon) so it wasn't crowded or busy.
Valecia S
28 September 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 469-206-3339
Traditional southern-style American restaurant serving brunch classics all day every day. Full bar and coffee service available.
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